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Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure - Platform

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Coinbase is a company focused on increasing economic freedom around the world through cryptocurrency and Web3 technologies.
San Francisco Bay Area, USA
$180,625 - $212,000
Backend · Cloud · DevOps
Senior Software Engineer
5+ years


Coinbase is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join their Infrastructure organization, specifically for the Compute, Routing, and Observability teams. The Infrastructure org supports the systems, services, and tooling at the foundation of Coinbase's mission to increase economic freedom. As part of the Platform Product Group, you'll be building and maintaining critical platforms used by multiple products and teams at Coinbase.

In this role, you'll design and implement foundational infrastructure components, write high-quality code, and articulate long-term visions for scaling our infrastructure. You'll work with cross-functional teams to turn product and technical visions into tangible roadmaps.

The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of software engineering experience, is fluent in languages like Go, Ruby, Python, or JavaScript, and has experience with cloud providers like AWS. You should be comfortable designing, building, and maintaining production services at scale.

Coinbase offers a competitive salary range of $180,625 - $212,000 USD, along with benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with company match, and unique perks like paid parental leave and the option to be paid in digital currency.

Join Coinbase to be at the forefront of the crypto and Web3 revolution, working on cutting-edge technology in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment. If you're passionate about increasing economic freedom and thrive in a culture of trust, feedback, and continuous learning, this role could be perfect for you.

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  • Design and implement foundational infrastructure components used by every engineering team in production
  • Write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers
  • Articulate a long term vision for maintaining and scaling our infrastructure
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise
  • Work with engineers, designers, product managers and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter


  • At least 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • Fluent in at least one programming language such as Golang, Ruby, Python or JavaScript
  • Experience designing, building, scaling and maintaining production services
  • Experience building systems on public cloud providers such as AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Ability to write high quality, well tested code to meet customer needs


Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Parental Leave
  • Medical Plan, Dental and Vision Plan with generous employee contributions
  • Health Savings Account with company contributions each pay period
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Mobile/Internet Reimbursement
  • Remote-First Stipend
  • Connections Stipend
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Fertility Counseling and Benefits
  • 18 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • The option of getting paid in digital currency

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